Joseph Octave Pitre

1902 Petit Rocher, New Brunswick – 1944 Beresford, NB



Continuation of tree (12th child of Joseph H. Pitre/2nd wife Monique Godin); all known surname descendants:

               8       Joseph Octave Pitre  b: 18 February 1902  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: 19 February 1944  Beresford, Gloucester, NB

                                 +Marie Louise Alice Aube  b: 25 October 1900  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; m: 8 September 1920  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB [Joseph/Marie Godin]; d: 1998

                           9     Marie Emerelda Pitre  b: 9 June 1921  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB

                                     +Richard Godin  b: 26 March 1914  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; m: 14 July 1940  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB [Arthur/Marie Anne Arseneau]

                           9     Joseph Walter Martin Pitre  b: 24 January 1923  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: 1984  Beresford, Gloucester, NB

                                    +Mildred Millicent Spencer  b: Abt. 1926  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB; m: 27 December 1944  Beaverbrook, Newcastle, Northumberland, NB [Joseph Eben/Agatha Hodgens]

                           9     Marie Violette Pitre  b: 28 June 1925  St. Polycarpe, Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: Aft. January 2003

                                    +William Peter Kamermans  b: Abt. 1921  Blackville, Northumberland, NB; m: 25 November 1946  St. Marys, Newcastle, Northumberland, NB  [John/Margaret Russel]

                           9     Alonzo Alphonse Joseph Pitre  b: Abt. 1927  Petit Rocher, Gloucester, NB; d: 15 January 2003  St. John, St. John, NB

                                    +Fabiola Gallant  b: Abt. 1930  Kent, NB; m: 28 September 1953  St. John the Baptist, St. John, NB [Placide/Delia Vautour]

                           9     Marie Gerarda Jeannine Pitre  b: 15 December 1929  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; d: 5 Mar 1930  Beresford, Gloucester, NB

                           9     Jeannine Pitre  b: Abt. 1931  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; d: Aft. January 2003

                                     +Raoul Doucet  b: Abt. 1927  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; m: 25 September 1951  St. Nom de Jesus, Beresford, Gloucester, NB [Wilfrid L./Amanda Hache]

                           9     Norbert Pitre  b: Abt. 1932  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; d: 21 August 1984  Bathurst, Gloucester, NB

                                    +Irene Theriault  b: Abt. 1935  Bertrand, Gloucester, NB; m: 9 January 1956  Ste. Famille, Bathurst, Gloucester, NB [George/Blanche Hachey]

                           9     Gloria Pitre  b: Abt. 1934  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; d: Aft. April 2017

                                     +Gilles Richard Godin  b: Abt. 1928  Caraquet, Gloucester, NB; m: 19 September 1959  Beresford, Gloucester, NB [Arthur/Lucie Savoie]

                           9     Levis Pitre    d: Aft. January 2003

                                    +Lenna ---

                           9     Eric Pitre  b: 1939  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; d: 24 April 2017  Beresford, Gloucester, NB

                                     +Doris Doucet  b: Abt. 1941  Beresford, Gloucester, NB; m: 6 July 1963  Beresford, Gloucester, NB [Alfred/Agnes Montague]

                           9     Donald Pitre    d: Aft. April 2017

                                     +Marcella ---

                           9     Mildred Pitre    d: Bef. January 2003

                                     +Napoleon Roy

                                   *2nd Husband of Mildred Pitre:

                                     +Napoleon Godin



Notes for Joseph Octave Pitre:


- 1921 Beresford, Gloucester, New Brunswick:  Joseph Pitre 68 farmer, wife Monique 61, Octave 18, wife Alice 20.


Obituaries for the children:

Alonzo Alphonse Joseph Pitre:  Brenan’s Bay View Funeral Homes (St. John, NB):  Alonzo Pitre: The unexpected death of Mr. Alonzo Pitre, husband of Mrs. Fabiola (Gallant) Pitre, of Milford, Saint John West, NB, occurred at the Saint John Regional Hospital on January 15, 2003.  Born in Petit Rocher, NB, Alonzo was the son of the late Octave and Alice (Aube) Pitre.  He was raised in Beresford, NB and moved to Saint John where he married and started his family.  Alonzo had many passions including hunting, fishing and traveling the Maritimes all with his loving wife Fabiola.  He worked for G.R. Patstone before starting his own business, Pitre's Auto Body in Milford which he ran for over 35 years until his semi-retirement.  Alonzo was also a member of the St. Rose of Lima Church.  Besides his parents, he is also predeceased by his sister Mildred (Mrs. Napolean Godin) and two brothers; Norbert (Irene) and Martin (Mildred) all of Beresford, NB.  Along with Fabiola, his wife of 50 years this September, Alonzo also leaves behind to mourn his children; Linda (Joseph Paulin) Pitre, Martin (Marta), Peter, Steve and Allan all of Saint John, NB as well as his brothers, Donald (Marcella) and Eric (Doris) both of Beresford, NB, Levis (Lenna), Rocky Mountain House, Alb., sisters; Voilette (Mrs. Wilfred Cameron), Newcastle, NB, Jeanine (Mrs. Raoul Doucette), Beresford, NB, and Gloria (Mrs. Richard Godin), Ottawa, Ont., three grandchildren; Andrew, Joshua, Jenna and great-grandson, Dustin, son-in-law, Gregory Elderkin, as well as several nieces and nephews.  Resting at Brenans Bay View Select Community Funeral Home, Saint John West, NB.  Visiting on Saturday and Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Rose of Lima Church on Monday, January 20, 2003 at 10:00 a.m.  Interment will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery.


Norbert Pitre:  Le Voilier, Le Point, (Caraquet, NB), Tuesday, 28 August 1984:  Mr. Norbert Pitre, residing at Beresford, N.B., died at the general hospital of Bathurst, 21 August 1984, at the age of 52 years.  He was the son of the late Octave Pitre and Alice Aube.  In addition to his wife, Irene Theriault, he leaves in mourning his mother Mrs. Alice Aube, a son at home, four daughters: Yolande, (Mrs. Andre Boudreau) of Beresford, N.B.; Geraldine, of Ottawa; Louise and Francine at home.  Five brothers: Martin of Beresford, Alonzo of St. Jean, N.B.; Levi of Alberta; Eric and Donald of Beresford.  Four sisters: Mildred (Mrs. Napoleon Roy) of Beresford; Violette (Mrs. William Kamerman) of Newcastle; Gloria, (widow Mrs. Gloria Godin) of Ottawa; Jeannine, (Mrs. Raoul Doucet) of Beresford, also two grandchildren.  Mr. Pitre was a volunteer fireman for 16 years at Beresford and also a former player of baseball and hockey.  The funeral was held in the church St. Nom de Jesus of Beresford, on 23 August 1984, at 7:30pm.


Eric Pitre:  Elhatton’s Funeral Home (Bathurst, NB):  Eric Pitre 1939-2017 (photo) - Beresford - Eric Pitre, husband of Doris (Doucet) Pitre of Beresford, passed away on Monday April 24, 2017, at the Chaleur Regional Hospital, Bathurst, at the age of 77.  Born in Beresford, he was the son of the late Octave and Alice (Aubé) Pitre.  He was retired after 35 years of service from the former Brunswick Mines, member of the Volunteer Fire Department of Beresford for over 25 years and 3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 8189, Beresford.  Besides his wife, he is survived by four children: Daniel (Lucia) of Beresford, Kevin (Patricia Carrier) of Ajax, Ont., Brian of St-Marie-de-Kent and Monique Pitre (Patrice Comeau) of Québec, Que.  Four grandchildren: Danica, Joël, Sasha and Joshua.  One brother, Donald Pitre (Marcella) of Beresford and one sister, Gloria Pitre of Gatineau, Que.  Several nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by seven brothers and sisters: Mildred, Martin, Violette, Alonzo, Jeannine, Norbert and Lévis.  The family will receive relatives and friends at Heritage Funeral Home, Beresford, on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday, from 2 p.m. until time of Funeral.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday afternoon April 28, 2017, at 4 p.m. from Eglise St-Nom-de-Jesus in Beresford.  Donations in memory of Eric can be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Chaleur Regional Hospital Foundation or a charity of the donors choice.

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Items in RED have been verified against parish register entries. 

- Deaths in RED from online death certificates (1920-1962).


Last updated:  27 August 2021.